While it is still early days with the Cannabis Act having only been tabled less than two weeks ago, we thought it would nevertheless be beneficial to provide you with a quick coast to coast provincial cannabis legislation update and give you an idea as to what the provinces are doing and where they might be headed. We’ll start on the West Coast where things appear to be … [Read more...] about Coast to Coast Provincial Cannabis Legislation Update
The Cannabis Act applies to dried and fresh cannabis, cannabis oil, plants, and seeds. The Act, however, did not provide for recreational sales of cannabis-infused food products, which are more commonly known as edibles. Health Canada provided a Q&A on the Introduction of the Cannabis Act. In that report, it was confirmed that once the appropriate “regulatory oversight” for … [Read more...] about Canadians Hungry for Regulations on Edibles
Now that we’ve seen the federal government’s proposed Cannabis Act, we will now wait to see how the provinces each shape the import and distribution of cannabis across the nation. While this eventual development will certainly capture the interest of Canada’s licensed producers, medical cannabis patients, doctors, and recreational enthusiasts, something else very exciting is … [Read more...] about The Next Big Thing: 5 Steps for Importing Cannabis into Canada
As of this July, over-the-counter cannabis pharmacy sales will become a reality in Uruguay, making it the first country in the world to use pharmacies as distribution outlets for cannabis. The President of Uruguay’s National Drugs Council, Juan Andres Roballo, made the announcement at a press conference just over a week before Canada’s Bill to enact the Cannabis Act was … [Read more...] about Canadian Pharmacists Association hopes Canadian Provinces follow Uruguay with cannabis pharmacy sales
One area of particular interest of the Cannabis Act for many in the cannabis industry is what the Act has to say about cannabis advertising. While there is much that still needs to be fleshed out in the yet to be drafted regulations, the Act already does contain some explicit “dos” and “don’ts”. Today’s post focuses in more detail on one of the “don’ts”; lifestyle … [Read more...] about Cannabis Advertising and the Cannabis Act; What is Lifestyle Advertising?